The Wall Street Journal is looking for digital journalists with excellent news judgment for our fast-paced news-editing team in New York. We're seeking editors who are invigorated by the demands of a 24-hour-news cycle and passionate about providing top-quality stories and visuals to readers.
You’ll be a member of the Publishing Desk, which is at the center of the newsroom and works with global reporting and visuals bureaus to edit, polish and code copy on deadline across our various platforms. Our journalists know the importance of audience engagement and SEO in every edit. We value collaboration, creativity and an appreciation of innovative storytelling techniques.
As part of the team, you'll edit breaking and daily news stories as well as features, columns and graphics across core subject areas, including politics, business, markets and technology. You’ll also contribute to efforts to prepare high-level obituaries, working closely with reporters as well as platforms editors.
This role requires schedule flexibility with daytime or evening hours, including weekends. You will report to the Editing Chief and will be based in our New York office.
Quickly and sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, diversity and fairness.
Understand WSJ's audiences and their needs to best connect our content.
Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your own work and that of others.
Meet deadlines, problem solve and be flexible in changing/handing off tasks.
3+ years of experience as a news editor.
Strong design and visual judgment to enhance digital storytelling packages, including editing different types of media, such as headlines, graphics, social-media language and photo captions.
Aptitude for learning new software and newsroom publishing
tools as well as developing proficiency with metadata and in-house storytelling devices.
To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and up to 5 work samples.
The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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To enter one of our US based offices: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.
Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
NYC Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 35103